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La Grotta Ristorante

529 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23219-1809
+1 804-644-2466
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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529 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23219-1809
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Calamari appetizer was very good. The insalata mista was fresh and tasty. The sautéed Sole with tomato, pine nuts, and basil in wine sauce as my entree was excellent. Very good bread overall, but the bread sticks tasted stale. Good wine selection. The entree’s my...More

Thank Anthony K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was insanely authentic and delicious! I was skeptical when I looked at the menu prices online. But it is what it says. They have a little more expensive options too, like 5 and 7 course meals with wine pairings. The wine selection is...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just step in through the lobby of the Hilton this is the experience of La Grotta. Smell the roasted garlic and savor the rich flavors of innovative Italian cuisine paired with one of the fine wines that earned La Grotta the Wine Spectator Award of...More

Thank WmECamp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very refreshing menu and fun atmosphere. I really enjoyed the carpaccio. Loved the sauces, especially the Fra Diavalo.

Thank db333969
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Upscale restaurant directly across the street from the Marriott. Unbelievable menu choices, excellent wine list, top notch servers. What more could we want? Our table of eight was extremely well treated by a personable wait staff...she made dinner FUN while waiting for our entrees. La...More

Thank FlyFishing4Fun
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I have frequented La Grotta for many years and have always had a positive experience. I love the atmosphere, the staff is professional and the food outstanding. I recommend this restaurant to friends when they come to Richmond.

Thank Nlisrael
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We had a chef's choice for 6 courses with wine pairings. The first course included octopus carpaccio. I'm not a fan of octopus but theis was amazing!! I couldn't get enough of it.. The wine was especially selected from Italy, some of the owner's faves....More

Thank LMK101
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

I visited La Grotta for lunch recently after the recommendation of a local. It was exceptional! I got the fish special, which was a bass fillet in a light cream sauce. The polenta accompaniment was a nice touch. Service was superb, and the prices for...More

Thank Bowmanator22
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We went to La Grotta and were very impressed. We decided to do the 4 course dinner. That was an excellent choice. First we started with a pasta dish. I had the gnocchi and my husband and daughter had the fettuccine. The pasta was home...More

Thank Schwartzkin
Reviewed 26 August 2017

My husband and I have now been here twice. Both times, we were warmly greeted and taken care of throughout the meal. Their menu has a nice mix of traditional and adventurous selections. This restaurant is popular every day of the week they are open;...More

Thank Renee C
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12 September 2017|
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Response from Jonathan H | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. My daughter is Celiac but she did not go there with us so we were not on a gluten alert that night.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 529 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23219-1809
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-644-2466
Take one step inside the door of La Grotta Ristorante and you will be transported to Northern Italy. The smell of roasted garlic and rich flavors of Italian cuisine is irresistible. In true tradition of Italian hospitality, La Grotta provides guests with the finest, most flavorful dishes, professional and friendly wait staff, and a warm and inviting atmosphere. La Grotta means, "The Cave", and resembles a wine cellar for an intimate dining experience. Guests can also dine in the restaurants actual wine cellar room as well. La Grotta Ristorante excels in serving lunch and dinner parties. Chef Antonio and manager Andrea will work closely to ensure that your party will experience a special and memorable dinner or event. Try some of our favorites including the Chicken Ravioli at lunch and our Agnolotti for dinner. We have also won the Wine Spectator Award for Excellence in 2010. We are sure to have the perfect wine to pair with your meal. We look forward to seeing you soon at La Grotta Ristorante.
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